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  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Allopathic Medical School
  • New York
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

4 out of 10

How you think you did?

7 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

8 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

30 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

2

What was the style of the interview?

One-on-one

What type of interview was it?

Open file

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What was the defining moment that made you want to be a doctor?" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"Describe your research experiences." Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"In what sort of environment do you want to practice medicine?" Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What reservations do you have about being a doctor, given what you anticipate about the future of medicine?" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"What will you do if you don't get into medical school this year?" Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Read my secondary, browsed the school's website" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"Happy students, frequent tweaking of the curriculum for the better, good housing" Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The dean was nuts, the immediate surrounding neighborhood isn't all that interesting" Report Response

What are your general comments?

"I had a good time. During the gap between my two 30-minute interviews a flood of first year students came in to ask questions. They all seemed to get along well, as if Mt. Sinai fosters a community among its students." Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

9 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

In state

What was your total time spent traveling?

0-1 hour

What was your primary mode of travel?

Automobile

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

01/18/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

9 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

8 out of 10

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